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Discussion in 'Naval Academy - USNA' started by USNA2017, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. USNA2017

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    Do they offer any Korean Language courses?
    I always wanted to relearn Korean properly when I went to college, but I couldn't find anything on this anywhere.
     
  2. usna1985

    usna1985 10-Year Member

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    Not to my knowledge.
     
  3. Whistle Pig

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    Maybe not in your conceivable tenure, but unfortunately, it's coming. :eek: SA's are always behind the 8 ball in reacting and responding. When did USNA intro cyber study @ USNA? Arabic and Chinese minors and majors? :rolleyes:

    Stay tuned.
     
  4. Craig

    Craig 5-Year Member

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    usnabgo08 USNA 2008/BGO 5-Year Member

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    You wouldn't believe how much time it takes to create a course at USNA. It probably takes at least 1.5-2 years between getting approval through the academic chain-of-command to the Academic Dean, creating the curriculum, finding additional professors (who can teach the course), fitting it into the schedule, logistics, etc. So WP is right that USNA would have to do a better job anticipating what new academic requirements are necessary. However, I believe USNA, generally, does a good job in reacting/responding once it is realized. As a point, I believe USNA is still the only SA that requires all (from now on) MIDN to take cyber courses.

    It might be worth asking, if you get to visit a professor from the language department, if something is in the works for Korean -- because it might be -- especially, if it is in "behind the scenes" mode.
     
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    nuensis USNA 2016 5-Year Member

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    For now, no Korean. There is hope and recent precedence for change though.

    The Cyber Security course that started last year has now blossomed into a Cyber Operations major for 2016 and beyond.
     
  7. Vista123

    Vista123 5-Year Member

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    Nuensis,
    I just wanted to take a minute to thank you for all of your replies.

    Thanks!
     

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